NFL agents expect to receive the official franchise tag numbers next week at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
Throughout his four years as the head coach of the 49ers, Jim Harbaugh repeatedly praised Frank Gore.
Frank Gore is not the only big-time running back in the NFC West who apparently will require a new contract to return to his team next season.
Despite all the upheaval inside the 49ers, the nucleus of the 49ers' roster still appears strong. But the organization has a lot of work to do in the coming months.
When it comes to the 49ers’ roster, there is a plan in place.